KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- All week the Browns heard how Mike Holmgren coming to Cleveland might mean the end of coach Eric Mangini's short, drama-filled stint with the team.
Jerome Harrison and Joshua Cribbs may have saved their coach's job, at least for now, trying to outdo each other with record-setting games.More »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A perfect record would have been lagniappe, as they say in Louisiana - a little something extra.
The history-making achievement the Saints and their fans really covet is a first Super Bowl appearance, which is all that's left to accomplish now that Tony Romo and Dallas ended their December doldrums at New Orleans' expense.More »
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Andy Talley's friends warned him about undergoing heart tests a few days before traveling to the national championship game. They didn't want the Villanova coach to suffer complications before the big game.
After waiting 25 seasons for his first shot at a title, Talley didn't heed their warnings.More »
BOSTON (AP) -- It's been a streak-busting week for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Days after snapping their own 12-game skid, the 76ers ended Boston's run at 11 wins, beating the first-place Celtics 98-97 on Friday night on Elton Brand 's tip-in with 7.7 seconds left.More »
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Martin Brodeur prefers the record he set last year for most wins to the one he established Friday night: most games played.
Thanks to help from Jay Pandolfo , the New Jersey Devils goaltender extended his wins record, too.More »
The Mariners and Cubs reached agreement on a deal that would send outfielder Milton Bradley to Seattle in exchange for pitcher Carlos Silva and $6 million, SI.com has learned.
The money, which will be paid out over two years, is to offset the difference in salaries (Bradley is owed $21 million over the next two years and Silva is due $25 million over the same period) and to make up for Silva's poor performance.More »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Peyton Manning completed every pass early and one big one late, exactly what the Indianapolis Colts needed to stay unbeaten.More »